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78 collect AL forms for by-polls to five seats

BSS February 14, 2020 19:07:29

A total of 78 aspirants collected application forms to get Awami League (AL) tickets to contest in the by-election to five parliamentary seats. The polls will be held in Dhaka-10, Gaibandha-3 and Bag...

Seven seek BNP nomination to contest by-polls to 3 seats

UNB February 14, 2020 18:09:37

Seven aspirants have bought BNP’s nomination forms to contest the upcoming by-polls to three parliamentary seats in Dhaka, Bagerhat and Gaibandha. They collected the nomination forms from BNP&r...

War criminal Abdus Subhan dies

-- February 14, 2020 18:00:00

War criminal Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdus Subhan died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Friday noon. He died around 2pm while undergoing treatment at DMCH, said Bacchu Mia, inspector of DMC...

Country's media sector needs discipline: Hasan Mahmud

BSS February 14, 2020 17:56:01

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has stressed the need for bringing discipline in media sector as the country saw an exponential growth of mass media in the last 10 years. “Today, media doe...

Court is legal authority to grant Khaleda’s bail: Quader

BSS February 14, 2020 17:51:31

Urging the BNP to shun negative politics, Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Friday said the court is the legal authority to grant the bail plea o...

Five dead as boat capsizes in Rangamati's Kaptai Lake

-- February 14, 2020 15:31:35

Five people have drowned after an engine-run boat sank on Kaptai Lake in Rangamati district. The boat was headed to Shuvolong from the DC Bungalow area on Friday morning when the accident took place,...

PM mourns loss of lives for Chinavirus in China

-- February 14, 2020 15:08:54

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep shock at the loss of lives following the outbreak of ‘Coronavirus’ in Wuhan city and other places in China. She conveyed her sincere sympat...

Member of ‘Allahr Dal’ held in Meherpur

-- February 14, 2020 13:32:49

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a suspected member of banned militant outfit 'Allahr Dal' from Gangni upazila on Thursday night. The arrestee was identified as Russel Ahmed, 30, a me...

Five die in Gopalganj road crash

-- February 14, 2020 11:40:15

Five construction workers have been killed in a collision between a bus and a Nasiman in Kashiana upazila of Gopalganj district. The crash occurred on the Dhaka-Khulna highway in the upazila's Pona a...

Capsized Rohingya trawler women tell tale of marriage trap

ABDUL MONAYEM KHAN February 14, 2020 10:41:22

COX'S BAZAR: Young Rohingya women of the trawler that sank in the Bay of Bengal recently were going to Malaysia in hopes of getting married, most of the rescued Rohingya women said to the Coast Guard...

Pahela Falgun, Valentine's Day being celebrated

-- February 14, 2020 10:38:46

Youths with their animated vigour and colourful mind are joining the celebrations of Pahela Falgun, a festival welcoming the advent of spring, on Friday to leave a message to all that love, affection,...

Govt looks beyond China to import garlic, essential items

FE REPORT February 14, 2020 10:36:33

The government has started searching alternative markets to source garlic and other essential items to avert any possible disruption in supplies that might occur due to the China virus threat. Commer...

Coronavirus: Prices of disposable medical items rising

ADNAN HOSSAIN BHUIYAN February 14, 2020 10:24:15

The prices of various disposable medical instruments have been showing an upward trend for past two weeks due to decline in their shipment from China as an effect of lethal Coronavirus outbreak. Impo...

Illegal brick kilns continue to thrive in Gazipur

-- February 14, 2020 01:02:22

GAZIPUR, Feb 13 (UNB): Violating various government rules and regulations, illegal brick kilns continue to sprout in the districts adjacent to the capital casting hazardous impacts on the environment...

Two more Bangladeshis in Singapore infected with coronavirus

-- February 13, 2020 20:30:23

Another two Bangladeshi migrant workers in Singapore have been infected with coronavirus, bringing the number of patients from the South Asian nation in the island state to four. The two new Banglade...

312 Wuhan-returnees to return home Saturday

-- February 13, 2020 20:23:18

Health Minister Zahid Malik on Thursday said 312 Bangladeshi nationals who returned from China’s Wuhan, the epicentre of coronavirus, will return home after a 14-day of quarantine on Saturday....

Saudi deports another 183 BD workers

-- February 13, 2020 18:31:09

Another 183 Bangladeshi workers, including 20 women, were deported to the country by Saudi Arabia on Thursday. A Saudi Airlines flight carrying 89 workers landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Air...

Fire fighters put out fire at DR Tower in Paltan

-- February 13, 2020 18:10:17

Fire fighters have put out a fire that erupted in a multi-storey building in the city’s Paltan area. The fire broke out at an office on the 11th floor of DR Tower in Paltan's Box Culvert Road a...

SM Rezaul Karim moved to fisheries ministry in cabinet shuffle

-- February 13, 2020 17:41:19

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reshuffled her cabinet a year after forming government for a third consecutive term. As part of the shake-up, Housing and Public Works Minister SM Rezaul Karim has be...

Fire breaks out at DR Tower in Paltan

-- February 13, 2020 17:02:42

A multi-storey building in Dhaka's Paltan has caught fire. The fire broke out at the 17-storey DR Tower in Paltan's Box Culvert Road around 2:50pm on Thursday, according to the fire service, reports...

Court summons Shajahan Khan over defamation suit

-- February 13, 2020 15:01:01

A Dhaka court has summoned former shipping minister Shajahan Khan in a defamation case filed by Nirapad Sarak Chai founder Ilias Kanchan. Joint District and Sessions Judge Utpal Bhattyacharya passed...

Dhaka airport cleaner held with 32 gold bars

-- February 13, 2020 14:26:41

The Armed Police Battalion (APBn) arrested a cleaning staffer with 32 gold bars weighing 3.7kg from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Thursday. The arrestee was identified as Janathon Mukti B...

Barrister Sumon resigns as ICT prosecutor

-- February 13, 2020 13:39:03

Barrister Syed Sayedul Haque Sumon has decided to step down as prosecutor in the International Crimes Tribunal after eight years in order to fulfil his increased commitments to social causes. He tend...

Defeat evil forces to ensure public security: PM to Ansar-VDP

-- February 13, 2020 13:18:59

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the members of Bangladesh Ansar and Village Defence Party (VDP) to work with honesty, courage and integrity to defeat evil forces to ensure public security. &ld...

25 CU students injured in Hathazari road crash

-- February 13, 2020 12:12:36

At least 25 Chittagong University (CU) students were injured after a bus carrying them fell into a roadside ditch at Maniapukur in Hathazari upazila of Chattogram on Thursday morning. The accident to...

Onion farming up in Rangpur

Our Correspondent February 13, 2020 00:54:45

RANGPUR, Feb 12: The farming of onion has increased significantly in Rangpur agriculture region during this current season. According to sources unlike many other crops soaring price of onion as well...

Coriander cultivation raises hope among Magura growers

Our Correspondent February 13, 2020 00:53:51

MAGURA, Feb 12: Coriander cultivation is gaining popularity among the cultivators of the district. Sources said, Magura farmers are showing high interest in coriander production for low cost, fair...

Another Bangladeshi in Singapore infected with coronavirus

-- February 12, 2020 21:13:31

Another Bangladeshi has been tested positive for coronavirus in Singapore on Tuesday, Bangladesh High Commissioner Md Mustafizur Rahman told UNB on Wednesday. The patient is currently undergoing trea...

Unified admission test in public universities from this year: UGC

FE Online Report February 12, 2020 19:09:04

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to introduce a uniform entrance test for admission to all public universities in the country from the next (2020-21) academic session. The UGC took...

No unfit vehicles can run on roads: HC

-- February 12, 2020 19:01:07

The High Court (HC) on Wednesday said that vehicles without updated fitness certificates cannot run on the roads. The bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice KM Hafizul Alam gave the or...